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  • Interesting things about July
    Interesting things about the month of July
    Julyis the seventh month of the year, coming between June and August in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. July is one of seven months with 31 days. July hasn't always been named July, and it has not always been the seventh month of the year....
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    'Final Fantasy VII' overview
    “Final Fantasy VII”, originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1997, is the seventh game in the Final Fantasy series, and marks several milestones for the corporation behind it. “Final Fantasy VII” was the first one...
  • Snow White was famously paired with seven dwarves!
    Facts about the number 7
    0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are the ten numbers that make up every other number! Seven is the seventh number in the numeral system and it is also a prime number.“Hept” and “sept” means seven. Hence, a heptagon is a...
  • 'Se7en' is amazing
    'Se7en' is amazing
    Recently, this column reviewed “Red Dragon” and “Copycat,” suspense films about serial killers. If you are still in the mood for homicide procedurals, one of the best serial killer movies is “Se7en,” which came...
  • The Lost Weekend
    For some Best Picture winners, seven was a lucky number
    Seven is a prime number, and in several sports (notably baseball, basketball and hockey), the seventh game is the pivotal one to end a series that leads to a spot in a championship - or the title itself. It is also the key number in a 1995 Brad...
  • "Cowboys & Indians" magazine
    ‘Magnificent 7’ Native American artists in ‘Cowboys & Indians’ magazine
    Native American artist Tony Abeyta is part of a free ‘Apps’ program called the ‘Magnificent 7.’ The idea comes from the ‘Cowboys & Indians’ (C&I) magazine which spotlights native artists in the 2012...
  • While one film festival ends, another begins
    While one film festival ends, another begins
    The Columbia Lakefront Film Festival hosts its final two films of the season this week at 10221 Wincopin Circle, both starting 8 p.m.See the Baltimore favorite, “Hairspray: The Musical” (2007) on Friday, September 14, where a large yet...
  • Capital Fringe Festival
    Capital Fringe Executive Director and lucky number seven
    The Capital Fringe Festival made its debut in DC the summer of 2006. That was 7 years ago. As a tribute to the 7th festival, there will be 777 musical selections entertaining patrons in The Tent this year.“It’s an incredible lucky...
  • David Fincher
    Director spotlight on David Fincher
    On the first of each month I am going to put a director spotlight on a particular individual whom I admire greatly as a filmmaker. Most people can tell you if they liked a movie and maybe even why, but I go deeper. I look at the credits to see who...
  • The Gift of Forgiveness
    What does it mean to forgive seventy times seven?
    Jesus never wasted words on anyone. Whenever He said something, it meant something. Sometimes it went beyond the literal meaning to a much deeper meaning.Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother...
  • Unleash "Seven" from the box tonight
    Unleash "Seven" from the box tonight
    “Seven” is lucky for wine drinkers who dare to experience the wild side of the box.This Spanish red wine blend ($21.99) is snorting to be released from the confines of its octagon-shaped box and cascaded joyfully into a stemmed glass....
  • The Mystical Torah
    Judaism's mystical number is seven
    Judaism has a plethora of repeated symbols, secret meanings, hidden words and encoded messages. These ‘codes’ have become a common reminder to Jews to carefully look not only at the word of God, but between the words as well. One of...
  • Number 7
    Number 7 and its meaning in the Bible
    SevenAnd seven priests shall bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark. But the seventh day you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow the trumpets. (Joshua 6:4)In the Bible, numbers have spiritual...
  • Clash of the Gargoyles...
    Metal from the sky
    The Scion Rock Fest 2011 went off without a hitch last Saturday March 5th and these bands were only some of many said to be present in full metal flow: Morbid Angel, Immolation, Floor, Cough, and Black Breath. Including the reunion show for Floor,...
  • Seven banks close on Friday, bringing the total number to 139 in 2010
    Seven banks close on Friday, bringing the total number to 139 in 2010
    In the last two weeks, the FDIC has closed 10 banks, including 7 on Friday to bring the total number of bank closures this year to 139.The FDIC and Hillcrest Bank N.A. agreed to share losses on $1.1 billion of the failed bank's assets. Its...